Press Releases

  • Lexicon and Ipsen enter into ex-North America/Japan licensing and commercialization agreement for telotristat etiprate

    October 22 2014 1:01 AM ET

    PARIS and THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY) and Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX) today announced that they have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement for Ipsen to commercialize telotristat etiprate outside of North America and Japan, with a focus on the treatment of carcinoid syndrome. Lexicon retains sole rights to commercialize telotristat etiprate in the United States, Canada and Japan.

  • Switzerland is the Best Place for Expat Life

    October 22 2014 1:00 AM ET

    LONDON, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    The 2014 Expat Explorer survey findings in 140 tweetable characters… 

  • Mina Group CFO Named 'Revolutionary CFO of the Year' - 7th Annual MENA CFO Awards

    October 22 2014 1:00 AM ET

    DUBAI, UAE, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Mina Group, the integrated energy services and infrastructure company that serves defense, government, and commercial customers around the world, is pleased to announce that its Group Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Zack Friedman, was today named 'Revolutionary CFO of the Year' at the 7th Annual MENA CFO Awards recognizing the top business leaders in the Middle East.

  • Dalma Capital Management and Emirates Foundation Sign Donation Agreement

    October 22 2014 1:00 AM ET

    DUBAI, UAE, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Dalma Capital Management ('Dalma Capital'), a DIFC registered and DFSA regulated entity, today announced the finalization of an innovative donation agreement - possibly the first of its kind - with Emirates Foundation, the national foundation of the UAE.

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  • Boeing, COMAC Open Facility to Transform 'Gutter Oil' into Aviation Biofuel

    October 22 2014 12:47 AM ET

    HANGZHOU, China, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) today opened a demonstration facility that will turn waste cooking oil, commonly referred to as "gutter oil" in China, into sustainable aviation biofuel. The two companies estimate that 500 million gallons (1.8 billion liters) of biofuel could be made annually in China from used cooking oil.

  • Banco do Brasil Announces The Expiration Of Its Previously-Announced Exchange Offer

    October 22 2014 12:47 AM ET

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  • One-Third Of Millennials Say A Boost Of Income Of 15% Or Less Is Enough To Buy First Home

    October 22 2014 12:10 AM ET

    IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An increase of 15 percent or less in annual income will be enough to turn nearly one third (29%) of U.S. Millennials1 into home buyers, according to a new national survey of Millennials commissioned by loanDepot LLC, one of the fastest growing nonbank lenders in the nation. The loanDepot survey of more than 1,000 Millennials who don't own a home also found more than a third (35%) plan to buy within five years and they're acting now to turn dreams into a reality.

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for October 22

    October 22 2014 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:

  • National Press Club Mourns Loss of Ben Bradlee

    October 21 2014 11:41 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club mourns the loss of Ben Bradlee, who leaves a legacy of unparalleled journalism achievements as editor of The Washington Post.

    He will be remembered as a leader, a legend in journalism and among the greatest newspaper editors of all time.

  • 2016 Germanium Industry and Zirconium Market View for Global and Chinese Regions

    October 21 2014 11:30 PM ET

    DALLAS, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Global and China Germanium Industry Report and Global and China Zirconium Industry Report with forecasts for the period 2013-2016 are now available in the Chemicals category of the online market research and intelligence library of

  • Frost & Sullivan to Speak at the Measurement & Control Show 2014 Osaka in Japan

    October 21 2014 11:20 PM ET

    TOKYO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan's Head of ICT Research Japan, Marc Einstein, will be speaking at the Measurement & Control Show 2014 OSAKA in Japan on Nov. 20th.

    Organized by the Japan Electric Measuring Instruments Manufacturers' Association, Measurement & Control Show 2014 OSAKA is the major measurement and control industry exhibition in Japan. The exhibition will discuss and provide insights about the future of the measurement and control industry with the emergence of new technologies.

  • Lextar's Flat Panel Light LEAFIA Wins Japan Good Design Award 2014

    October 21 2014 11:09 PM ET

    HSINCHU, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lextar Electronics Corp. (TAIEX: 3698, "Lextar" or the "Company), a vertically-integrated LED company from Taiwan, debuted an ultra slim flat panel LED luminaire, LEAFIA, with a thickness of only 8mm and has been named a winner in Japan's Good Design Award 2014. This is the fourth time Lextar has received recognition from the award.

  • Dashishah Award for Excellence and Creativity Honours Saudi Sporting Champions

    October 21 2014 11:00 PM ET

    GENEVA, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Westchester Toyota Donated to 3 Deserving Local Non-profits at its 12th Give Back Donation Event.

    October 21 2014 9:33 PM ET

    WESTCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Westchester Toyota once again donated to 3 local non-profits that participated in their 12th charity campaign on Facebook. The participating non-profits were New Rochelle Humane Society, Westchester Library System and Yonkers Partners in Education.

    The donation took place on Friday, September 5th at their dealership located at 2167 Central Park Avenue in Yonkers. 

    Each charity won a donation based on the number of votes they received on Westchester Toyota's Facebook page.

  • Willbros Group Refocuses Business Strategy with New Management Leadership

    October 21 2014 9:24 PM ET

    HOUSTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announced today that it is refocusing its business strategy under the leadership of John T. McNabb, II, newly elected Chief Executive Officer, and a restructured management team.

  • CANATURH: Honduras and its independence

    October 21 2014 9:06 PM ET

    TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The clock struck six in the morning and the cannons began to fire off a salvo stirring the hearts of millions of Hondurans as they began the celebration of their independence.

  • Strata Decision Launches First Cloud-Based Application Designed To Reduce Healthcare Costs

    October 21 2014 9:00 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From the floor of the 2014 Strata Decision Summit, Strata Decision Technology (Strata Decision), a pioneer and leader in the development of cloud-based software tools for financial analytics, business intelligence and decision support in the U.S. healthcare market, announced the launch of StrataJazz® Continuous Cost Improvement, the first cloud-based solution designed to help healthcare providers reduce cost on a continuous basis.

  • NetSuite Announces Singapore Cloud Symposium 2014

    October 21 2014 9:00 PM ET

    SINGAPORE, Oct. 21 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetSuite Inc.

  • Strata Decision Summit Brings Healthcare Leaders Together To 'Bend The Cost Curve'

    October 21 2014 9:00 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Strata Decision Technology (Strata Decision) today announced the start of the 2014 Strata Decision Summit, hosting over 400 attendees from the Company's client base of 170 healthcare delivery systems and 1,000 hospitals across the U.S.  Strata Decision provides a cloud-based financial analytics and performance platform that is leveraged for financial planning, decision support and continuous cost improvement.

  • Texas Governor Rick Perry Rallies the GOP Base in Iowa in support of U.S. Senate Candidate Joni Ernst

    October 21 2014 8:49 PM ET

    MARION, Iowa, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Governor Rick Perry will be in Iowa this Thursday to rally conservative voters in support of United States Senate candidate Joni Ernst.  The Iowa U.S. Senate race is one of the closest and most watched in the nation and is seen as a possible tipping point for returning control of the U.S. Senate to Republicans.